Jack O'connor

  • Santa Cruz, CA US
Jack O'connor


Hard Skills

Outstanding customer service

Solid leadership skills

Sales forecasting

Proficient with software

Soft Skills


Strong Work Ethic


Positive attitude

Work experience

Work experience
Dec 2013 - Present

Server/Utility and Prep Chef

Sunshine Villa

  • Served food to guests of the villa 
  • Helped with various requests in the dinning room and in the kitchen 
  • Prepared food for same/next day 
  • Helped Executive Chef to maintain cleanliness and and organization within the kitchen  
Aug 2013 - Nov 2013

Manufacturing/Assembler (contract position)

Young Windows

  • Assembled windows for John Deere and CAT 
  • Measured and cut material for window frame and accessories
  • Finalized product for shipment and installation
Apr 2013 - Aug 2013

Vehicle Sales

Tri County Toyota
  • Sold new and used Toyota vehicles along with additional products including accessories, warranties, and simonize products

  • Greeted customers and introduced them to the Toyota product line

  • Made cold calls and follow-up calls

  • Marketed myself through the dealership and outside sources

Apr 2012 - Apr 2013

Prep Chef

Darden Corporation (Red Lobster)
  • Coordinated with management to improve food safety

  • Prepared recipes accurately and efficiently

  • Worked with vendors and food suppliers in dealing with shipping and receiving

  • Heavily involved with training and induction for new employees

Jun 2009 - Apr 2012

Line Cook

Sonic Drive In
  • Served as primary line cook
  • Kept accurate temperature logs 
  • Stored and tempered meats and raw product

  • Responsible for maintaining cleanliness to meet inspection requirements  

Jun 2008 - Dec 2008

Formal Server

Mack Hospitality
  • Catered formal events such as weddings, executive meetings, and banquets

  • Set up rooms and halls for very large venues

  • Assisted in construction of furniture and fixtures

  • Served food to clients in formal large settings 

  • Served as a representative to help address client requests and concerns

  • Clean up and break down of the banquet hall/room at the end of the night  


Aug 2008 - Dec 2012

Associates of Business

Penn State University

GPA: 3.2

Courses: Business Management, Business Administration,

and Marketing courses. Other general education classes I have

taken included Physics, Accounting, International studies, and Statistical courses

Aug 2004 - Jun 2008

High School Diploma

Daniel Boone High School

GPA: 3.12

Courses: Honors English, History, and Arts. Other classes included

Young Entrepreneur classes, French, Humanities, Math and Science.